Business Continuity Planning

Don’t let a sudden crisis disrupt your business. Weather any storm with SmartSuite to facilitate business continuity and disaster recovery planning.

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Standardize your approach for evaluating the potential impact of crisis events

Unify Your Business Continuity
Planning Process

Centralize your BCP program, from planning and objective setting to communication, testing, and crisis management. This unified approach includes documenting business continuance and recovery procedures, tracking plan testing, performing impact analysis and managing plan implementation and incident response. Start with best-practices templates for every process that can be customized to meet your exact requirements.


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Identify, track and evaluate your mission-critical processes

Develop Detailed
Plans And Procedures

Identify, track and evaluate your mission-critical processes, systems and procedures. Develop detailed plans for infrastructure and process recovery in the event of a critical threat to those systems. Connect teams with the plans, processes and information they need to avoid disruption to the organization and its ongoing operations.


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Automatically respond to cybersecurity incidents

Put Your Plans
Into Action

Coordinate emergency response activities and ensure attention is paid to key business processes. Send automated alerts to the right people and teams when a crisis is unfolding to ensure that your response is initiated rapidly. Integrate with your existing emergency notification system to fully automate the entire process.


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Identify, track and evaluate your mission-critical processes, systems and procedures

Plan Recovery Strategies
For Key Systems And Processes

Document recovery procedures for all your critical systems to ensure they can be brought back online rapidly. Track recovery activities, assignments and progress to make sure key processes are restored and major disruptions are avoided.


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Test your plans and ensure that recovery procedures are available, effective and easily executed in an emergency situation

Verify And Validate Your
Plans And Procedures

Test your plans and ensure that recovery procedures are available, effective and easily executed in an emergency situation. Ensure tests are executed on a regular basis, record test results and analyze outcomes to determine where improvements are needed.

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Anticipate impacts to your business

Anticipate Impacts
To Your Business

Standardize your approach for identifying and predicting business disruptions and their consequences, and create a single system of record to document them. Catalogue essential functions, evaluate their criticality, and establish recovery plans using pre-built workflows and approval processes.


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Streamline incident tracking and management to minimize their potential to negatively impact your organization

Orchestrate
Incident Response

Streamline incident tracking and management to minimize their potential to negatively impact your organization. Evaluate new incidents to prioritize your resources and assign the appropriate team members to mitigate threats quickly and efficiently.


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Build resilience into your extended supply chain and relationships with key vendors

Manage Vendor And Third Party
Continuity and Resilience

Build resilience into your extended supply chain and relationships with key vendors by incorporating them into your business continuity plans. Capture information about third party contractual obligations, mitigation requirements and response plans.


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Manage Everything From Your Mobile App

Available From Any
Mobile Device, Anywhere

All of your response plans, incident tracking and alerts are available from the Web or any mobile device with our native iOS and Android apps. Ensure your teams can access what they need when responding to a crisis, no matter where they are.


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How SmartSuite Works For Your Teams

Keep an eye on your entire program

Keep An Eye On Your Entire Program

Tailor reports and dashboards for teams and executives at every level of the organization. Track workflow, efficiently monitor key process areas and potential risks of disruption.

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Make it easy for your team to communicate when they are faced with emergent threats

Have Critical Conversations

Make it easy for your team to communicate when they are faced with emergent threats and coordinate right within the context of your business continuity and recovery plans.

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Consolidate all of your plans and supporting materials in a single system

Consolidate Plans & Materials

Consolidate all of your plans and supporting materials in a single system. Upload your existing recovery plans, systems inventories and other key data that is required for crisis response and mitigation.

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Ensure Your Team Delivers

Make certain response teams are getting things done, whether they need to update a response plan, execute a table-top simulation or respond to an actual emergent situation quickly and effectively.

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Use SmartSuite intuitive automation builder to trigger updates and actions when critical events occur

Automate Key Recovery Workflows

Use our intuitive automation builder to trigger updates and actions when critical events occur, ensuring that response workflows move forward seamlessly in times of crisis.

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Use SmartSuite intuitive automation builder to trigger updates and actions when critical events occur

Get Real-Time Event Notifications

Instantly notify the appropriate teams so that no time is lost when you're faced with a threat. Escalate critical events to executive management instantly so that the appropriate level of awareness is achieved.

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Integrate with leading software development tools

Integrate With Notification Systems

Integrate with external notifications systems to guarantee your alerts are delivered through a wide variety of contact channels. Interoperate with your existing help desk system to provide a seamless escalation path if external events require critical response.

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SmartSuite is powered by the secure AWS platform

Ensure Plans Are Always Available

Ensure your continuity plans, event logs and other confidential data are safe and secure on infrastructure that employs industry best practices and comprehensive privacy policies.

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Business Continuity Planning

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Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures

Business Continuity Plans

Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures.

Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures
https://app.smartsuite.com/pb7v5n6n/solution/5fc3ede0a72e5e54742198a9
Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures

BCP Lite

Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures. This solution is designed for new or emerging GRC programs looking for a lightweight, nimble BCP solution.

Design, test and execute business continuity plans and disaster recovery procedures
https://app.smartsuite.com/public/pb7v5n6n/solution/60ad4b2a83ca104dfc5dccec
Manage project risks and issues

Project Risks & Issues

Centralize project risk and issues to ensure mitigation and resolution actions are effectively deployed. Capture cross-functional data to analyze and eliminate root cause issues tripping up your projects.

Manage project risks and issues
https://app.smartsuite.com/public/pb7v5n6n/solution/60a579b9ba3d2cfe7a5650e7
Identify top corporate risks, assign owners and evaluate impact

Risk Management

Identify top corporate risks, assign owners and evaluate impact & likelihood to prioritize mitigation planning.

Identify top corporate risks, assign owners and evaluate impact
https://app.smartsuite.com/public/pb7v5n6n/solution/5fbc40bfbe97bede43b1baa4
Manage vendor risk by consolidating your third-party information

Vendor Risk

Manage vendor risk by consolidating your third-party information. Enjoy easy-to-configure process automation to support periodic assessments, contract reviews, performance, due diligence and more.

Manage vendor risk by consolidating your third-party information
https://app.smartsuite.com/public/pb7v5n6n/solution/5f6cf3fdb8dd4fe3076d88c2

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